Here are the candidates for SBLive’s Arkansas high school athlete of the week for Oct. 26-Nov. 1 as nominated by fans, readers and SBLive’s staff. Read through the nominees and cast your vote at the bottom of the page. Voting will conclude Thursday at 11:59 p.m. and the winner will be announced Friday morning. If you would like to make a nomination in a future week, please email email@example.com or tag us on Twitter or Instagram at @sbliveark.
WEEK 1 WINNER: CHRIS FRANCISCO, ROGERS QB
WEEK 2 WINNER: BRADEN WILLIAMS, WALDRON QB
WEEK 3 WINNER: BRAYDEN JAY, CABOT WR
WEEK 4 WINNER: JETT DENNIS, GREENLAND
WEEK 5 WINNER: LOGAN CHRONISTER, ALMA
WEEK 6 WINNER: GARRETT BROWN, BENTON
WEEK 7 WINNER: BLADEN FIKE, FAYETTEVILLE
WEEK 8 WINNER: GARRETT BROWN, BENTON
WEEK 9 WINNER: ELI WISDOM, SHILOH CHRISTIAN
WEEK 10 NOMINEES:
Darryl Kattich, Cedarville RB: Kattich continued his monster season, carrying 20 times for 227 yards and three touchdowns.
LD Richmond, Greenwood QB: Richmond was 13 of 16 for 232 yards and three touchdowns. He added a rushing touchdown.
Hunter Wilkinson, Greenwood RB: Wilkinson averaged nearly six yards per carry, finishing with 180 yards and three touchdowns against Van Buren.
Caden Brown, Greenwood WR: Brown caught six passes for 135 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Van Buren.
Eli Shepherd, El Dorado QB: Shepherd completed 14 of 20 passes for 227 yards and four touchdowns and punted the ball twice for an average of 48 yards in a 54-50 win against Searcy.
Austin Ledbetter, Bryant QB: Ledbetter completed 28 of 38 passes for 542 yards and five touchdowns in Bryant’s 58-21 win over North Little Rock.
Kam Turner, Rivercrest QB: Turner and the Colts moved to 8-0. He threw for 348 yards and four touchdowns and added 66 yards and a touchdown on the ground.
Keshawn Scott, Rivercrest WR: The senior caught seven passes for 108 yards and two touchdowns and added 53 rushing yards.
Clay Burks, Rivercrest WR: Burks caught only three passes, but he totaled 113 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Trumann.
Landon Rogers, Little Rock Parkview QB: Rogers was 12 of 18 for 196 yards and had three touchdowns in a win over Siloam Springs.
Ty Gordon, Nashville QB: Gordon did it all for the Scrappers in their win over Malvern. He threw for four touchdowns and added 78 yards and two touchdowns on the ground.
Jaidan Strange, Stuttgart ATH: Strange had three rushing touchdowns, caught four passes and completed a 17-yard pass in the Ricebirds’ win over Lonoke.
Cedrick Hawkins, Stuttgart RB: Hawkins ran for 193 yards and two touchdowns in a win over Lonoke.
Andrew Miller, Harding Academy RB: Miller averaged more than seven yards per carry, rushing for 154 yards and two touchdowns in a win against Newport.
Tyler Gee, Cabot QB: Gee threw for 326 yards and had two touchdowns as the Panthers beat Northside 24-7.
Caleb Lacy, Fountain Lake RB: Lacy had 160 yards and three rushing touchdowns in the Cobras’ win over Harmony Grove.
Jack Wurz, Fountain Lake DB: Wurz had three tackles, an interception and a rushing touchdown.
Cole Keylon, Harrison QB: Keylon was 10 of 14 for 184 yards and four touchdowns in the Goblins’ win over Clarksville.
Trey Havens, Greenbrier RB: Havens had a huge rushing night, finishing with 211 yards and three touchdowns against Alma.
Owen Miller, Lake Hamilton RB: Miller had 5 TDs in Lake Hamilton’s 51-34 win over the Benton Panthers.
Easton Walker, Perryville LB: Walker had 14 tackles, a forced fumble and a blocked kick in a win over Baptist Prep.
Dashaire Ford-Burton, Maumelle ATH: Ford-Burton had a touchdown reception, a kick return for a touchdown and an interception in the Hornets’ win over Watson Chapel.
DeAndra Burns, El Dorado WR: Burns had six catches for 107 yards and two touchdowns in El Dorado’s win over Searcy.